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New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Maj. Peasy
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Daisy McConnahay
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Mrs. McConnahay
Dave King ...
Mr. McConnahay
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Sgt. Jones
John Wells ...
Corty
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Liberty Woman
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Ned Dobb
Sid Owen ...
Young Ned
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Lord Hampton
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Lord Darling
Eric Milota ...
Merle
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Betsy
Jo Anna Lee ...
Amy
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Storyline

New York trapper Tom Dobb becomes an unwilling participant in the American Revolution after his son Ned is drafted into the Army by the villainous Sergeant Major Peasy. Tom attempts to find his son, and eventually becomes convinced that he must take a stand and fight for the freedom of the Colonies, alongside the aristocratic rebel Daisy McConnahay. As Tom undergoes his change of heart, the events of the war unfold in large-scale grandeur. Written by William Agee <wa0521@broncho.ucok.edu>

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Rated PG-13 for war violence and related images | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

25 December 1985 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Revolution 1776  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$184,570 (USA)
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Trivia

The movie won Worst Picture at the Hastings Bad Cinema Society's 8th Stinkers Bad Movie Awards in 1985. See more »

Goofs

In battle, Sgt. Maj. Peasy is depicted giving march and fire orders; in reality, it would be the job of an actual officer, and not an NCO. See more »

Quotes

Lord Hampton: Your daughters are whores, madam. All of them. Whores.
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Connections

Referenced in Biography: Al Pacino: Inside Out (2001) See more »

Soundtracks

World Upside Down
(uncredited)
Traditional
Lyrics by Myles Rudge
Arranged by Harry Rabinowitz
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Best film on revolutionary war
23 June 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I have only seen this film on VHS, and hope that it will be available on DVD in Region 1 (why not?). It was far better than The Patriot as a representation of the Revolutionary War. The acting performances of Al Pacino and Donald Sutherland were outstanding, and I cannot understand the criticism levied at this movie. I think reviewers tend to have stereotypes about what they think an actor can or should do, and they pan a truly original, creative, outstanding performance. This opinion is shared by others that I know who have seen the film. I am reminded of the terrible reviews of other GREAT films, including Last of the Mohicans and, more recently, Apocalypto. These are all great films worth watching more than once. Also, Revolution is my favorite Natassia Kinski film.


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